c/o loloi skye natural sage rug | similar off white couch | sage pillows | c/o round leather ottoman | natural stripe curtains | curtain rod | round serving tray | planter | accent chairs | cable knit throw blanket | wood peg rack (I primed and painted white) | hanging baskets | shelf planter | square basket
One decor item that can quickly update and transform your space is an area rug! I was blown away by how much our living changed when we added a new area rug from Loloi Rugs. The rug we had in our living room prior was from our town house and while I didn’t realize it until we received the new rug, it was much too small for the space. Which ended up making the living room appear smaller and less pulled together. Upon rolling out our new rug the room was transformed – warmer, cozier, and pulled together! We opted for an 8×10 which fills the space and again, pulls everything together. The rug we selected pairs perfectly with our living room color scheme – sage green, olive, chocolate, and ivory.
My top recommendation is to go as big as you can…
Consider a 5’ x 8’ rug for smaller living rooms. Place the front legs of your sofa on the rug so it’s not “floating” in the middle of the room.
An 8’ x 10’ rugs is a great option for most living room settings. This size allows you to place the front legs of your furniture on the rug, which ties things together.
In a larger living room, a 9’ x 12’ or 10’ x 14’ rug makes a big statement. Plus, a bigger rug will make the entire room look bigger. If you have a sectional, you should probably consider this size.
After adding this rug to our living room I am now convinced the first item to purchase when looking to update, refresh, or transform your space is an area rug! Luckily there are so many affordable living room rugs available to shop!
Rounding up a few recent favorites I’ve come across below…
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If you’re looking to add some color to your space without it being too loud or busy this is the rug for you! Such a beautiful blue hue.
Another beautiful blue hue that packs a punch without stealing the show!
Love the pattern of this gorgeous rug! Also love how simple and natural it is with just a few small pops of color.
This light sand hue is the ideal vintage inspired neutral rug.
Perfect for coastal inspired rooms or to layer under another rug. We are contemplating the layering look for our living room.
If you’re on the search for a super simple neutral rug, this is the rug for you!
This was our second choice when picking out our living room rug. This one offers a big more contrast and few additional hues.
Obviously my favorite! The rug we selected for our living room.
Love this color combination! A great option for those looking for a bit more contrast.
In love with this chocolate brown and beige rug! Would be a nice option for those with kids or dogs, would definitely hide spills and dirt well.
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